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CPD AT IPCPR 2015

For the fifth consecutive year Cigar Package Design attended the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers (IPCPR) Association Trade Show and Convention. For the past five years we have been committed to supporting our clients on the trade show floor, and this year was no exception. We are proud and fortunate to be working with Duran Cigars, Flor de Gonzalez Cigars and La Rosa de Sandiego Cigars on creative booth visuals, packaging, brand identity, etc. Aside from the work, it’s great seeing friends and colleagues whom we work hard with all year long to make this show happen. The show took place during July 17-21, 2015 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA.

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Santo Cardenas’ Salomon

When Roberto Duran of Duran Cigars came to us wanting to “tweak” the Roberto P. Duran cigar bands for a very special and limited project, we were indeed intrigued. Turns out, a very special Salomon was being rolled at his Nicatabaco factory in Esteli, by none other than legendary Cuban cigar roller Santo Cardenas. We at CPD were both excited and honored to be invited and be a part of such special project.

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BEST IN SHOW

The 82nd International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers (IPCPR) trade show took place from July 19th – 23rd in Las Vegas, NV and with over 300 exhibitors on the floor, it’s hard getting you and your product noticed. The show is crowded, the competition is on their A-Game, and if you’re not putting your best foot forward you’ll most certainly be missed. This was the challenge presented to us by Roberto P. Duran, President of Roberto P. Duran Premium Cigars, a new exhibitor at #IPCPR2014. We at #CigarPackageDesign accepted the challenge with open arms and set out to design a booth space that is visually appealing, showcased product well and was welcoming.

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A No Nonsense Cigar Making Company

Azan Cigars, a no nonsense cigar making company, begins 2014 launching its first national print campaign.

All cigar manufacturers bring a different taste profile to beginners and aficionados alike. They all want to highlight what makes their cigars great and unique. Azan is no exception – the company is one of the best kept secrets in the history of Cuban cigar brands. Azan was founded by a group of Chinese immigrants back in 1928. Kwan Ben Sen (known as Domingo Azan) with his brothers started making handmade cigars in Manicaragua, Cuba (located in the province of Villa Clara).

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